To see the highlights of what India has to offer on a budget, this is really the trip for you! We'll hit the big mega-cities of Delhi and Mumbai, and all the goodness in between-- and don't forget the Taj Mahal!Trip Highlights:
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Day 1 Delhi
Arrive at any time today, as we will have a group meeting this evening.
Day 2 Delhi/Agra
This morning we’ll get on a train to Agra, and enjoy a guided tour of the epic Taj Mahal! If you fancy, to take a look at the Agra Fort and the Baby Taj.
Day 3 Agra/Jaipur
We’ll take an orientation walk around town this morning, and then there’ll be some free time to wander the beautiful streets. Maybe take in a Bollywood film?
Day 4 Jaipur
This morning we’ll have a guided tour of the Amber Fort, and then we take the afternoon to explore the wondrous city of Jaipur.
Day 5 Jaipur/Tordi Sāgar
We’ll really get rural today by taking in the sites of potters, cobblers, and even markets! There’s an option to do a jeep safari… or why not take a camel cart ride into the sunset? If you’re feeling adventurous, take a hike up in the hills, or get real henna done by the local women!
Meals included: Dinner
Day 6 Tordi Sāgar/Pushkar
Today, we’ll have a local village lunch prepared for us. We’ll then visit a learning centre for kids that’s supported by us! There’ll be an orientation walk when we arrive in Pushkar to familiarise ourselves with the place!
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7 Pushkar
This morning, why don’t we climb up to Savitri Temple (yes, it’s sitting happily on top of a hill) and watch the sunrise welcome the day! We’ll have a traditional dinner cooked by cameleers in the desert, with local entertainment included! There’s also some free time to do a spot of shopping (or maybe take a yoga class!)
Meals included: Dinner
Day 8 Pushkar/Udaipur
There’s an optional boat ride today, which will go great with the orientation walk that’s included on tour!
Days 9–10 Udaipur
Udaipur is considered the “Venice of the East” with it’s lakes, beautiful palaces, and narrow streets- get exploring!
Day 11 Udaipur/Mumbai
We’ll head to Ahmedabad at a local bus and we’ll check out the Gandhi Ashram at Sabarmati. We’ll then get the overnight train to Mumbai.
Day 12 Mumbai
It’s such a crazy city! Walk the Colaba and Fort Area, and take the rest of the day to explore all that this massive city has to offer.
Day 13 Mumbai/Goa
We take a short flight over to Goa this morning, and take some time to chill at the beach. There’s amazing nightlife, including the yummy food at the night markets, so take it all in!
Day 14 Goa
Today’s another day to enjoy Goa- make the most of the seafood, curries, and of course, the beaches!
Day 15 Goa
As it’s the last day, we’ll say goodbye to our new friends and we can depart at any time.